by Centre for Intersectoral Community Health Studies] in [Kandy, Sri Lanka .
Written in English
Discussion paper presented at 5th Open Forum on Poverty.
|Other titles||Potential impact of commercialization of non-plantation agriculture on rural poverty in Sri Lanka|
|Statement||by Kalinga Tudor Silva.|
|Contributions||University of Peradeniya. Centre for Intersectoral Community Health Studies., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit. Poverty Impact Monitoring Unit., Open Forum on Poverty (5th : 1999 : Goethe Institute, Colombo)|
|LC Classifications||S471.S745 S55 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) ;|
|LC Control Number||2006542119|
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